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World Homeless Day 2013 – Doorway guests share their thoughts

10th October 2013 – World Homeless Day. World Homeless Day has been marked on 10th October each year since 2010 (the same date is also used for World Mental Health Day). The concept was that “On the 10th of October … Continue reading

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Doorway to a better life – by Brian Tregunna

Chippenham based charity Doorway is attracting attention from the USA for the way its work with homeless and vulnerable people is improving lives. Doorway is an award-winning drop-in centre providing a friendly, safe haven for adults who are homeless or … Continue reading

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Doorway’s Sponsored SleepOut 2012

This took place from 7pm on Saturday 28th January 2012 until 7am on Sunday 29th January at St Andrew’s Churchyard, Chippenham, with the superb number of 41 sleepers, of ages ranging from teenagers to pensioners,  raising (at current counts) at least £8500 … Continue reading

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My Name Is Not “Those People”

by Julia Dinsmore My name is not “Those People”. I am a loving woman, a mother in pain, Giving birth to the future, where my babies Have the same chance to thrive as anyone. My name is not “Inadequate”. I … Continue reading

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Why Blogs and Tweets are Important to the Homeless and Marginalised

(This piece is based partly on the press release DWPR0031 issued by Doorway Wiltshire Ltd, August 2010) So, why did Doorway start a blog site? And why are Doorway and myself so active on Twitter? And what is the relevance of … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to the doorway community blog… The history behind the conception of this blog is that I have recently begun to understand the potential behind social networking websites such as Facebook and Twitter. Blogs and Tweets are proving to be … Continue reading

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